This past summer I started working on another feature for the site, called Blips.
Previously, on Underlost...
I loved the first parts of Escape From City-17. Out of all the fan made Half-Life inspired films, I always thought this was one of the best produced. I hope it get the funding it needs.
Half-Life: Escape From City-17 Part 3The next installment in the Escape From City-17 series. Based on the Half-Life games. | Check out ‘Half-Life: Escape From City-17 Part 3’ on Indiegogo.Indiegogo [http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/half-life-escape-from-city-17-part-3]
Additionally, Chilton noted that Blizzard was warming to the idea of reconfiguring World of Warcraft as a free-to-play title.
I’ve always wondered how long until WoW went free-to-play. With their recent additions to their online store, and the dwindling population, I expect it’s now only a matter of time before we see a completely free version.
Blizzard on <i>World of Warcraft</i>: We’d be lost without casuals“Audiences always evolve,” says <i>World of Warcraft</i> lead designer Tom Chilton
This might be the greatest game to the Oculus Rift yet.
A pretty good roundup of Xbox One posts at Gamescom from Destructoid.
Today’s Xbox One reveals from gamescom 2013Microsoft’s indie plans detailed The first major conference of gamescom 2013 was belonged to Microsoft, and while there was some...DestructoidChris Moyse [http://www.destructoid.com/today-s-xbox-one-reveals-from-gamescom-2013-260447.phtml?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Destructoid+%28Destructoid%29]
“EA didn’t give a shit about FIFA.”
Rejection, tragedy and billions of dollars - The story of FIFA - MCV/DEVELOPEA didn’t give a shit about FIFA.”Neil Thewarapperuma (or Neil T to his friends) isn’t a man to mince his words. He was the European marketing boss for EA Sports back in 1993, the year the publisher wMCV/DEVELOPMCV Staff [http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/rejection-tragedy-and-billions-of-dollars-the-story-of-fifa/0120299]
Sci-fi author and former writer and story consultant for Microsoft Game Studios, Eric Nylund, has joined up with Amazon Game Studios as its new director of narrative design.
After playing around with the Amazon games marketplace on Android, it seems pretty clear the want to really get into the video games market, they just don’t know how.
Halo and Gears of War writer joins Amazon Games StudiosEurogamer.netJeffrey Matulef [http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-08-16-halo-and-gears-of-war-wr
The client will still remain active in games, but digital games can no longer be bought on Xbox.com, and whether or not DLC remains available is up to individual publishers. Still no word what the next generation of Xbox Live will bring to Windows 8.
Xbox Support [http://support.xbox.com/en-US/games/pc-games/pc-marketplace-closing]
There’s some great stuff coming out of the 7DFPS game jam. I’m not sure how practical this could be, but being able to see in every direction at once adds a new layer of interaction to your typical first person shooter.
Can I run it?Can I run it? is a system requirements checker to find out ALL the games your PC can run. Just enter the specifications to find all the compatible games.Can I run it? [https://7dfps.com/]
Jennifer Helper was working on sequel Dragon Age: Inquisition but is quitting BioWare this week to go freelance, in large part thanks to threats she and others of the team received in the wake of Dragon Age II’s release.
Both [http://oneofswords.com/2013/07/editorial-stop-threatening-game-developers/] of these [http://dudehugespeaks.tumblr.com/post/56805389679/dynamite-fishing-an-open-letter-to-phil-fish] posts still seam relevent. Even if it comes from some anonymous kid or manchild, who’
Half-Life 3 has become the gamer’s equivalent of the DB Cooper legend. There are so many hints and speculation over something that could be there. Whether or not the game really exists or not, the real question is whether or not anything produced could live up to the hype thats built up over nearly a decade or waiting.
Half-Life 3 – the game that doesn’t existHints, teasing tweets and feverish speculation, the wait for Valve’s next version of the game is like an online soap opera. By Rich Stant
An ambitious and rather impressive project to say the least. At some point though, you have to ask yourself if it would just be easier to build a 3rd person game engine in the likeness of Starcraft, outside of the Starcraft II client, rather than modding a real time strategy engine to function as a 3rd person game. A good comparison to this would be the popular Warcraft 3 mod Dota, and the stand alone game Dota2.
When you’re constructing a mod for a game, you’re limiting yourself to that game,